radiator

Asked by Jan 09, 2016 at 09:41 PM about the 1990 Chevrolet C/K 1500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1990 Chevrolet 1500 and I just
changed the radiator but the water keeps
coming back up thru it...what does that
mean how can I fix it?

4 Answers

355

Back up thru it? Do you mean it is pushing water out? Please elaborate

Best Answer Mark helpful

It's pushing back up thru where I put it in at.

355

Are you putting it in the the overflow canister or directly into the radiator/where it also comes out? Did you change the thermostat also?

19,055

If it comes out when you start it still cold then it's a head gasket. If it's just overheating then changing the thermostat and radiator cap are a good idea

Your Answer

C/K 1500

Looking for a Used C/K 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 893 nationwide C/K 1500 listings starting at $3,195.

ZIP:

Chevrolet C/K 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    3,550
  • #2
    John Saffrahn
    Reputation
    2,550
  • #3
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    2,150
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
801 Great Deals out of 67,481 listings starting at $1,350
Used Ford F-150
2,175 Great Deals out of 181,307 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet C/K 2500
210 listings starting at $6,499
Used Chevrolet Camaro
436 Great Deals out of 31,751 listings starting at $2,395
Used Chevrolet S-10
10 Great Deals out of 1,271 listings starting at $1,800
Used Chevrolet C/K 3500
235 listings starting at $4,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.